Jesse Stondell, M.D.

Jesse Lee Stondell, M.D.



Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Internal Medicine


  • Program Director, Department of Gastroenterology
  • Associate Professor


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UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center

3160 Folsom Blvd, Suite 3500
Sacramento, CA 95816
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UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom

271 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
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Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-8616
Clinic Phone: 916-985-9300
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

My aim is to provide the best possible care for a challenging chronic condition. With each patient I hope to provide long term solutions with the goal of preventing progression of disease and improving quality of life.

Clinical Interests

I am a locally trained gastroenterologist with a primary focus on inflammatory bowel disease. Our medical center provides a modern approach to treatment with experts in nutrition, pharmacy, and surgery to provide complete care for the IBD patient. I also specialize in unsedated colonoscopy/water colonoscopy for those who prefer to avoid opiates/sedatives during their procedures. Lastly, I can perform specialized chromoendoscopy for IBD patients who need more advanced colon cancer screening.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Stondell's research interests include: clinical trials for new medications related to IBD treatment, and water colonoscopy trials. 


Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group


M.D., UC Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine CA 2008

B.A., UC Davis, Davis CA 2003


Internal Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 2008-2011


Internal Medicine- Gastroenterology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2011-2014

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine,

American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology,

Professional Memberships

American College of Gastroenterology

American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Crohn�s Colitis Foundation of America

Honors and Awards

Recognized as a "Sacramento Top Doc," 2018, 2019

Select Recent Publications

Stondell J. Increase in proximal adenoma detection rate after transition from air to water method for screening colonoscopy in a community-based setting in the United States. J Interv Gastroenterol

Fox JC. MRI of the Abdomen. Clinical Emergency Radiology, Cambridge University Press, 1st ed. 2017.